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    Army NG and Med School

    Hello, I am currently a medical services officer (70B) serving in the Army NG. I was wondering if it is possible to attend medical school while continuing my service obligation incurred during ROTC. If it helps, I am only about 2.5 years into my 8 year contract. I plan on talking to my command...
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    National gurd 68 whiskey?

    Hello! \Am in my 2nd year as a premed student, and have put some serious thought into enlisting in to the military soon to be a combat medic! But i was also wondering if this will boost my application for medical school or have it frowned upon? anyone done it and want to share their experience...
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    National Guard Special Branch Recruiter, Ask Me Anything

    Hello, I am a special branch recruiter for the National Guard. Special Branch recruiters specifically recruit for AMEDD, Chaplain, and JAG. Every state will have an Officer Strength Management shop and within that shop will have a Special Branch Recruiter. Those are some key words you will want...
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    Is it REALLY possible? Becoming a DPT while serving in the National Guard..

    Is it Really possible? Becoming a DPT while serving in the National Guard.. First off, this is my very first post on SDN - I have realized how valuable some threads on here are to others! Hearing from those who have gone down the paths that others want to go down provides people with incredible...
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    ARMY HPSP- Internal Medicine and ID Experts Please!!

    Hi! HPSP applicant here who has been accepted to his state medical school. I have been doing research out the wazo to find answers to my questions, but have yet to get a solid answer. I thought I would post here for some honest help! My situation: Accepted to state medical school, which will...
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    Join Army as a pharmacy student (permanent resident)

    Hello, I am a PY-2 student (Pharmacy). I am a permanent resident here. Height: 5ft 9ich, Weight: 180 lbs. I am interested in joining the army. 1) Am I eligible to join the army? 2) If I am eligible, what kind of benefits I can get? 3)Am I eligible for some other forces like NAVY, Air Force or...
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    Combined Degree with MDSSP?

    Hi, I originally posted this in the combined degree forum but was told I may have better luck here, I am currently a pre-med student looking into combined degree programs. I am looking at MD/MBA or MD/MHA, but for this question, the combination of degrees is largely irrelevant. I am also an Army...
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    Using MDSSP while pursuing a combined degree

    Hi, I am currently a pre-med student looking into combined degree programs. I am looking at MD/MBA or MD/MHA, but for this question, the combination of degrees is largely irrelevant. I am also an Army National Guard Soldier and a ROTC cadet signed to the GRFD contract. I am looking at...
  9. azdevil21

    AMEDD Army/Air National Guard

    Hi All, I'm hoping to get come some updated clarification on the Air/Army NG AMEDD program. From what I've heard via SDN is that it's possible to sign up without taking the stipend and only owe through my Residency. During that time I would drill through medical school and residency. I'm in AZ...
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    Iowa National Guard

    I am a dentist and have a lot of loans. I was interested in joining the Iowa NG to get help with repayment but was wondering if there was anyone who had experience with this. I am interested in getting information regarding deployment risk, and the 1 month training in San Antonio TX. I am...
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    ROTC, Guard/Reserves, or HPSP?

    I am a high school junior concerned about how I am going to pay for college and possibly med school, my ultimate goal. I just don't want to be paying off student loan debt for the rest of my life. I thought about the Air National Guard for undergrad but I'm worried about being deployed during...
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    Volunteer to go Active, Abroad? Military Psychiatry

    Hello All! I'm in my last year of residency in Psychiatry. I have 16 years of National Guard time and am in drill status currently. I used the Army National Guard ASR program as a medical student and am currently getting loan repayment, year for year to the tune of $40K (actually $30K after...
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    USUHS, HPSP, or National Guard during Med School

    Hi all. So a little background on me: I am currently an undergrad studying Business with a minor in health administration, and pre med as well, and am also a 68W (healthcare specialist aka medic) in the national guard with an infantry unit. By the time I graduate, my guard contract will be over...
  14. LittleMissFloss

    California Army National Guard?

    Looking for a dentist to ask some questions to about the California Army National Guard. Currently in the Illinois National Guard and will be transferring soon due to residency program. Appreciate your help!
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    Deciding Guard or Reserves

    I've seen this question asked a few times before, but there aren't too many responses besides a post from 2006. I will be starting medical school in August, and after extensive research (and deciding against HPSP) I am deciding between joining the National Guard or the US Army Reserves for...
  16. HappiSquirrel

    ARNG - exemption from involuntary mobilization w/o MDSSP?

    Hi all, I'm new here. I am in the process of joining the ARNG as an incoming M1 and have been talking to a very knowledgeable recruiter. However, this is one thing I absolutely want to make sure: If I don't take MDSSP, am I still exempt from involuntary mobilization during medical school and...
  17. ThisisReality

    Army Advice Needed: Possible 12 Month Deployment

    I am an infantryman in the National Guard, and my unit this past weekend was given a warning order of a possible deployment to the Middle East in the middle of next spring semester. Nothing is set in stone or guaranteed yet. I am not against deploying, but the timing is the problem: I am a...
  18. ThisisReality

    Advice Need: Possible 12 Month Deployment

    I am an infantryman in the National Guard, and my unit this past weekend was given a warning order of a possible deployment to the Middle East in the middle of next spring semester. Nothing is set in stone or guaranteed yet. I am not against deploying, but the timing is the problem: I am a...
  19. mj1988

    MDSSP/STRAP/HPSP/FAP and Reserves/Guard

    Hi everyone. I am considering my options for both paying for medical school and possibly service to my country. As such, I have done some forum reading and other research on branch specific websites on HPSP and FAP in the navy or air force. I am a female late 20s person with recent acceptance to...